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Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
more summer like temperatures in just a few days. we'll be right back. >>> there is a local museum in prince george's county that is dedicated to highlighting the achievements and contributions of african-americans in prince george's county. they're having their first annual gala on saturday. i'm delighted to have as my guest today dr. jacqueline brown. she is the executive director of the prince george's county african-american museum and cultural center. it's located in north brentwood. she's also my sorority sister and my dear friend. i'm so proud of her. this museum is so special to you. why? >> it's special because it allows us to tell the story that hasn't been told. and, you know, if you don't tell your own story, then it kind of gets told in a different way. the whole purpose is to be able to answer the question of what is it that we have to be so proud of in terms of the cultural, the artistic, and the educational contributions of african-americans from precolonial times to making this county what it is today. i learned something -- i learn something new every day from my
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, the commander of a local militia warned americans about their deteriorating security conditions in libya. >>> the supreme court is taking up the issue of a affirmative action at universities -- of affirmative action at universities. the plaintiff says she was denied admission to the university of texas because she is white. danielle nottingham has more now from capitol hill. >> reporter: the supreme court is once again deciding whether race should be a factor in college admissions. abigail fisher sued the university of texas claimed she was denied a spot partly because she is white. fisher's supporters say there are ways colleges can promote diversity without considering race. >> we think that colleges and universities throughout the country can institute race neutral admission criteria, especially using economic disadvantage to give students a leg up. >> reporter: texas has a law called the 10% plan. it guarantees admission to all students in the top 10% of their class regardless of race. after those students are admitted, the university of texas uses other factors, including test score
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. montgomery county police say that the victim is at a local hospital but is refusing to cooperate. there is no word on a possible suspect. we're continuing to follow the story. we'll have the latest developments for you on our website on wusa9.com and right now we're taking a live look at the school, northwood high school located at the corner of alcoa avenue and university boulevard. someone has been stabbed but we don't have details on the victim except to say that the victim is at a local hospital and the victim is not cooperating with police. that's a surveillance camera we're looking at right now. that's sky 9 they're telling me. that's sky 9, our helicopter. >>> two prince george's county police officers accused of beating a university of maryland student are on trial today. video from the 2010 incident shows the student, john mckenna, being beaten following an upset game that took place with duke, the basketball team. the university of maryland was playing duke. the officers reginald baker and james harrison have been charged with first degree assault among other things. th
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. two females were taken by ambulance to local hospitals. the cause of that fire is being investigated. >>> fairfax county police are investigating a deadly overnight collision that occurred on route 1. police say it had happened just before 2:00 a.m. the victim, a pedestrian, was taken to a local hospital where they later died. the driver of the vehicle that hit the pedestrian remained at the scene. the northbound lanes were closed at huntington avenue, but they reopened in time for this morning's rush hour. >>> we're turning our attention now to campaign 2012. former virginia governors george allen and tim kaine are going to fight it out in their fifth and final debate for election day. both men are vying for the seat held by retiring senator james webb. the hour long debate will begin tonight at 7:00 p.m. it's being held at virginia tech in blacksburg, and we will be streaming is live on our website wusa9.com. >>> in maryland, there will be a debate tonight for the sixth congressional district race. incumbent congressman ross company bartlet and his democratic challenger john delane
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
at the temperatures locally. still 60 in great falls, 65 in columbia and 64 in college park. 97 day forecast when 9news now returns. >>> there are about 2.5 million native americans in this country and about a quarter of them are catholic. now they can celebrate a saint of their very own. >> reporter: known as lily of the mohawks, she became the first native american saint sunday in a ceremony celebrated by pope benedict xvi. born in 1656 to a mohawk father and a christian mother, she was disfigured and partially blinded by smallpox. she was persecuted by her tribe when she converted to christianity at 20. the vatican says she cured this native american boy of a flesh eating bacteria in 2006, thanks to his parents prayers. on sunday he was one of few who received communion from the pope. 300 years after her death, many wore traditional headdress in her honor. others among the crowd of 80,000 wore flowers to celebrate another new american saint, mother mary ann cope. the 19th century nun and her sisters cared for help pers in an isolated colony in hawaii. >> she is the best of the spirit of st. fran
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in the 1986 blizzard and the rain. >>> some local impacts, leesburg 40 to 60 miles per hour. your critical times 6:00 p.m. tonight through 2:00 p.m. tomorrow. frederick, we've got you up to hurricane force winds, 3 to 6 inches of rain. some areas west of town have already seen 2 and 3 inches of rain. fairfax and d.c. 45 to 70 mile per hour winds. critical times 6:00 p.m. tonight until about 2:00 p.m. tomorrow, 3 to 7 inches of rain. la plata, we may have upped these winds a little bit. 65. 4 to 8 inches of rain. annapolis certainly you'll have hurricane force winds, 50 to 75 and essentially you're under the gun now right on through 2:00 tomorrow. 5 to 10 inches of rain. we will be back in just a little bit with more on sandy and of course we'll keep you posted online wusa9.com and on air. stay with us. >>> welcome to 9news. i'm matt jablow. >>> i'm jc hayward. we have team coverage of hurricane sandy. scott broom with more on the situation. >> reporter: good afternoon. here in annapolis, the rain continues. i just listened to topper's forecast before that break and listened to him talk abo
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
or you're a local merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would love to hear from you on facebook. i'm jessica doyle, 9news now. >>> a new study is raising questions about the treatment of heart disease. beta blockers are standard care for a variety of conditions, but for some patients, the medication might not offer the protection they need. vinita nair has that story. >> reporter: 68-year-old cheryl has struggled with heart problems for most of her life. five years ago her health was deteriorating fast. >> my heart wasn't functioning al its fullest capacity. >> reporter: she was in heart failure and suffering from an irregular heart beat. dr. suzanne steinbalm treated her. a new study is raising questions about beta blockers and whether they actually recollect the heart. >> a new trial is questioning the use of beta blockers as being protective to the heart for people who have had heart attacks, evidence of heart disease or multiple risk factors. >> reporter: beta blockers reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow for heart patients. the new study published in the journal of the
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
an offer you've seen or if you're a local merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would love to hear from you on facebook. i'm jessica doyle, 9news now. >>> just weeks after crews finished is multimillion dollar renovation of the reflecting pool. they have to drain it again because of algae. workers spent the day hosing and scrubbing the pool. the national park service says it's frustrating to drain the pool so soon after it reopened. however, they have a new filtration system in place and they believe they know how to fix the problem, it's going to take three days to refill that pool. >>> forget elephants for republicans and donkeys for democrats, there is an election going on. it's about dogs and cats. the washington animal rescue league has this on their website. it wants you to cast a vote for -- he's the tricolor hound from south carolina or -- an 8-week- old cat from the district as part of the fundraising drive for the rescue league. i'm on that board. so vote. just -- it only cost you $1, it's a fundraiser. go to wral.org. >>> well, in sports the redskins have a real challenge thi
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
have seen or you are a local merchant for a deal with our viewers, i would love to hear from you on facebook. i'm jessica doyle, 9news now. >>> the cost of childcare in the dc area averages about $11,000 a year. so finding an affordable option can be a challenge. in fairfax county, united community ministries is helping low income families and today, on hero central, i'm saluting the bryant early learning center. three-year-old justin is having a ball inside the bryant learning center. >> he is very animated. >> he loves to dance, very, very sweet child, very well behaved. extremely bright. >> reporter: his father says, without a subsidy, the family would not be able to pay the $261 a week for childcare. >> and you'll have what is the tuition for the school. >> reporter: justin is the fourth son in the family to attend the quality learning center. the center, also known as well's, accepts children from six weeks to five years old. >> they know how to count and little tricks about drawing, writing, so it is very helpful. >> reporter: bell offers subsidies to low income families an
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. c., we had some storms last night and this morning clouds starting to break up. a look at the local temperatures. crofton 71 and thick clouds and fog dulles sterling. 62. i'll have that weekend forecast and a warming trend next week headed our way when 9news now at noon returns. >>> i have a special guest and her name is really a household word across the country. i'm talking about eunice shriver. she is the granddaughter of the late eunice shriver and also the daughter of anthony shriver who was the founder and the chair of best buddies international. this is an organization dedicated to helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. and you're inviting everyone to go on a special ride. there's a best buddies challenge. it's being held tomorrow. tell me about it. >> well, it's -- there's three parts to the event tomorrow. there's a run, a walk, and a bike ride. can the bike ride is 100-mile -- and the bike ride is 100 miles is. the iraq and the run -- and the walk and the run are 5 k and they start at the same time. you can see the whole thing but tomorrow i happe
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 12:00pm EDT
should be going on the school bus. if they have a problem, contact their local police or school officials. >> reporter: did you get on the bus? >> id he rather not say -- i'd rather not say. >> she was charged with simp pool assault, criminal trespass and -- simple assault, criminal trespass and making terrorist like threats. the two boys were treated by the school nurse. one was later taken to the hospital for a neck injury. >>> this november voters in montgomery county will decide if the police chief or the union boss should determine public safety policy. coming up next, we'll speak to a police union official. he'll explain why he thinks question b is a bad idea. >>> and late near today's buddy check 9, -- later in today's buddy check 9, we look at how doctors are making improvements in diagnosing cancer in women with dense breasts. we'll be back. >>> just a few days ago, montgomery county police chief tom manger appeared on our broadcast with jc hayward urging support for ballot question b. the act would cake the scope of -- would change the scope of collective bargaining in some case
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
for club level seating. if you have an offer you've seen or you're a local merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would laugh to hear from you on facebook. i'm jessica doyle, 9 news now. >>> the state of massachusetts is launching a criminal investigation into the pharmacy that is thought to be the source of the meningitis outbreak. officials say their preliminary investigation has found problems with cleanliness and sterilization. there were specks of fungus in sterile medication. medication was not sterilized. drugs were also shipped before they were tested for contamination. the governor promise as crackdown on these facilities. >> the pharmacy board will immediately start periodic, unannounced inspections of compounding pharmacies that prepare sterile injectable medications such as those directly linked to the outbreak. these pharmacies will be inspected at least annually and more frequently in the case of a substantiated complaint. >> the new england compounding center says it is cooperating with investigators. but meanwhile more than 300 people have become ill and 23 people have
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm EDT
.m. for applications received by fax or e-mail. applications should be sent to the local board of elections. >> opening up at 8:00 a.m. on the remaining early voting days, which is earlier than the usual 10:00 a.m., and we will be extending those hours all the way up until 9:00 p.m. >> governor o'malley says that state resources will help to get early voting running again in garrett county. sandy dumped more than 2 feet of snow in some of those areas. >>> police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred in germantown. sky 9 was over the scene where a teenager was killed on germantown road at west tear ya -- ways tear ya drive. the -- wisteria drive. the victim is 15-year-old christina morris ward, a tenth grader at seneca valley high school. the driver of the vehicle that struck her remained on the scene. police say that ward was wearing dark clothing this morning and visibility may have been a factor in that accident. >>> actor brad pitt is donating $100,000 to fight for same-sex marriage. an organization says that pitt has agreed to match its contributions from group members up to $
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